Blogs from Adrspach, Hradec Králové Region, Czech Republic, Europe

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Now for a total change we have gone to a rock city - Adrspach-Teplice Rocks. This is near the northern border of the Czech Republic with Poland. Sandstone has been eroded leaving valleys bounded by towers of sandstone. There are a number of walking trails - with lots of people on them. At first it looked pretty tame and then the towers got higher and the valley narrower, until we were walking along a stream bed and able to touch the valley walls on both sides with the towers going up 50+metres. The temperature dropped a lot as well. It is so shady in the bottom of the narrowest bits, that the snow that falls in winter doesn’t melt away completely, so we were walking on snow at times—permafrost really. Unfortunately the usual loop track was ... read more
Teplice Rock City
Teplice Rock City

Europe » Czech Republic » Hradec Králové Region » Adrspach September 5th 2007

Getting a bus/train ticket out of Wroclaw to Ardspach-Teplice proved to be an interesting experience. We ended up getting a bus at 10:30am in the morning which took us to the Polish border. We knew no more than that and hoped that we would be able to figure out how to get to Czech Republic as it happened. We left Wroclaw by bus and as we headed south the weather seemed to get worse and worse. When we passed through the Sudeten Mountains we even saw hail! Not a good start when we were planning a day of trekking in the mountains on the other side. At the end of the bus route we met a Polish girl on the bus who was heading to Prague and she helped us out by telling us which bus ... read more
Teplice
Teplice
Teplice




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